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Kristen Buckley and her son Thomas eat lunch in the dining area at the Atlantic City Mission, a nonprofit Christian social service ministry that assists the poor and homeless, on April 29, 2009 in Atlantic City, N.J. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Study: Little Hope For Families Aiming For Long-Term Financial Prosperity

A new report suggests a large percentage of America’s middle class not only balances dangerously on the precipice of poverty but also is increasingly falling off.